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[audio]MFCNY_2009_30_4_Microfinance_2.0 - MFCNY
Did you ever wonder how to invest your 401(k) money in micro-enterprises in Africa, Asia and Latin America for a stable and decent return? While we may not yet be at that stage, these questions represent the future of microfinance as todayâs innovators seek to âlink the middle-class with the bottom billion.â Please join the Microfinance Club of New York in welcoming MICROPLACE and KIVA âthe leading retail investment platforms for microfinanceâ to the Open Society Institute in New York...
Keywords: Microfinance; MFCNY
Downloads: 54
[movies]Microfinance in Haiti
Malika Anand describes a visit to Haiti to review the CGAP-Ford Foundation graduation pilot run by Fonkoze.
Keywords: searchonly; microfinance; haiti
Downloads: 5
[texts]FormulaireCcam 2014 - CCAM
Formulaire Admission Centre Congolais Allemand de Microfinance
Keywords: CCAM; microfinance; admission
[texts]fORMULAIRE MICROFINANCE
2012
Keywords: CCAM; MICROFINANCE; drc
Downloads: 215
[texts]modelsofmicrofinance - Ole Dahl Rasmussen
Master's Thesis on microfinance
Keywords: microfinance publicness organizations
Downloads: 172
[texts]Formulaire admission - CCAM
Formulaire admission centre congolais allemand de microfinance
Keywords: CCAM; admission; microfinance
Downloads: 182
[movies]Picturing Microfinance
Winners from the CGAP Microfinance Photography Contest 2007 and 2008
Keywords: searchonly; microfinance; microcredit; photography; cgap
Downloads: 1
[audio]WS_10002 - Edi Sian
Second part of a 3-part Pinoy Post conversation with former Philippine President Corazon Aquino. In this second part, Aquino talks about her involvement with microfinance in the Philippines.
Keywords: PinoyPost; Philippines; Corazon Aquino; microfinance
Downloads: 45
[texts]Confessions Of A Microfinance Heretic - Hugh Sinclair
Offering inspiring success stories, the microfinance industry depends on the faith of investors that small loans can transform the lives of the poor. But as Hugh Sinclair points out, very little solid evidence exists that microloans make a dent in long-term poverty. Evidence does exist for negligence, corruption, and methods that border on extortion. Part expose, part memoir, and part financial detective story, this is the account of a one-time true believer whose decade in the industry turned h...
Keywords: Microfinance; Hugh Sinclair; Berrett Koehler
Downloads: 5
[texts]5. Manage Microfinance In A Conflict State Principles Emmanuel John Kaka - Emmanuel John Kaka & Faudziah Zainal Abidin
Conflict leads to destructions of life, properties and infrastructures such as markets, airports, schools, train stations, places of worships, diplomatic houses, bus stations, roads and bridges and the consequences causes outbreak        of diseases and sicknesses, loss of business and jobs, leads to conflict in the host state of the refugees and create social problems and breach of law and order and consequently, increases the number of the poor people in the society...
Keywords: Conflict; Microfinance; State; Credit; Savings
[audio]PinoyPost-Episode-004B - Edi Sian
Second part of a 3-part Pinoy Post conversation with former Philippine President Corazon Aquino. In this second part, Aquino talks about her involvement with microfinance in the Philippines.
Keywords: PinoyPost; Philippines; Corazon Aquino; microfinance
Downloads: 120
[texts]FORMULAIRE D'ADMISSION CCAM
formulaire d'admission 2009-2010
Keywords: Centre congolais Allemand de Microfinance
Downloads: 198
[texts]Dépliant programme de cours
Centre congolais allemand de microfinance
Keywords: Programme de cours en microfinance
Downloads: 114
[texts]FormulaireCCAM - Centre Congolais Allemand de microfinance
Guide d'admission et formulaire d'admission ccam
Keywords: ccam; formulaire; UPC; FS; microfinance
Downloads: 36
[audio]Keynote of Muhammad Yunus at the “Citizen Entrepeneurship” workshop, Freie Universität Berlin, Novmeber 7th, 2009. - Foundation Entrepreneurship
Keynote of Muhammad Yunus at the “Citizen Entrepeneurship” workshop, Freie Universität Berlin, Novmeber 7th, 2009.
Keywords: Faltin; Yunus; microfinance; Grameen; Entrepreneurship
Downloads: 183
[texts]The Economics of Savings and Loan Associations. Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial in Malawi - Ole Dahl Rasmussen
PhD thesis reporting on a randomized control trial assessing the impact of village savings and loan associations in Malawi. Turned in at University of Southern Denmark, Department of Business and Economics.
Keywords: microfinance; Malawi; VSLA; savings groups
Downloads: 38
[movies]Microfinance Now: Tilman Ehrbeck
CGAP CEO Tilman Ehrbeck describes the opportunities available for financial inclusion.
Keywords: searchonly; tilman; ehrbeck; financial inclusion; microfinance; microcredit
Downloads: 1
[movies]Microfinance Now: Frank DeGiovanni
Interview with Frank DeGiovanni, Director of Economic Development, Ford Foundation
Keywords: searchonly; microfinance; microcredit; poverty; poor; ford foundation
Downloads: 1
[audio]Centre congolais-Allemand de Microfinance - ccam-drc
La situation de la microfinance en Afrique. Le programme de Master en microfinance Reportage ARD
Keywords: CCAM; DAAD; Microfinance; RDC; DRC; ARD
Downloads: 8
[audio]TBLI CONFERENCE EUROPE 2008 - Microfinance Workshop - TBLI
Moderator: Gert van Maanen, former CEO Oikokredit, The Netherlands Speaker 1: Robert Bragar, General Counsel, Oikocredit U.A., The Netherlands Financing Microfinance - Laws That Apply. The legal opportunities, barriers and pitfalls that face any Northern Hemisphere funder of microfinance and other anti-poverty businesses in developing countries. Why do legal issues matter? How to select the right investments: legal concerns? Can we enforce our rights? Can we prevent misuse of money? Local law an...
Keywords: TBLICONFERENCE; sustainableinvestment; esg; tbliconferenceeurope2008; microfinance
Downloads: 46
[movies]Microfinance Now: Bob Christen
Imagine life without financial services, says Bob Christen, President and CEO of the Boulder Microfinance Institute in this interview: “How would you do anything?” Christen talks about how a microcredit narrative that has focused solely on poverty alleviation misses the “most profound impact” of financial services on the lives of the poor. Finance in our own lives, says Christen, “is not about earning more money...
Keywords: searchonly; poor; poverty; financial services; microfinance; microcredit
Downloads: 3
[movies]Chemen Lavi Miyò: Vers une vie meilleure (français)
Ce documentaire de huit minutes suit des travailleurs sociaux dans le Plateau central d'Haïti dans leur collaboration avec les nouveaux membres d'un programme qui vise à atteindre les personnes vivant dans l'extrême pauvreté. Le programme - Chemen Lavi Miyò ou « Vers une vie meilleure » en créole haïtien - expérimente une nouvelle approche pour aider les personnes vivant dans l'extrême pauvreté à amorcer la transition vers un mode de vie durable...
Keywords: searchonly; haïti; microfinance; jeanette thomas
Downloads: 7
[texts]The impacts of credit on village economies - Kaboski, Joseph Paul
"April 9, 2009."
Keywords: Village communities; Microfinance; Credit control; Finance
Downloads: 120
[texts]Microcredit Governance - Frede G. Moreno
Analysis of good governance applications in microfinance program in Zamboanga Peninsula, Mindanao, Philippines
Keywords: governance; microfinance; microcredit; poverty; strategy; Zamboanga; Philippines
Downloads: 98
[movies]Eko: Chasing the Fortune at the Base of the Pyramid
Abhishek and Abhinav Sinha created a software program that allows migrant workers in India to send money using a cellphone. Now their company, Eko Financial Services Ltd., is working with two major banks, the State Bank of India and ICICI, India’s second largest bank, to offer financial services to poor and low income customers using local agents—mom and pop stores, pharmacies, and airtime resellers—as cashpoints...
Keywords: searchonly; india; poor; poverty; microfinance; jeanette thomas; eko; mobile money
Downloads: 2
[movies]Rebuilding Toi Market
Jamii Bora is the largest microfinance institution in Kenya. Many of the members live in Kibera, a Nairobi slum with more than a million inhabitants. On the evening of 30 December 2007 Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki was sworn in for a second term following a widely disputed election. Riots erupted between rival ethnic groups. This short film tells the story of a community that has moved from killing one another to reconciliation.
Keywords: searchonly; kenya; poor; poverty; jamii bora; jeanette thomas; microfinance; microcredit
Downloads: 2
[audio]Yi-Tan Call 339: Mission Asset Fund summary version - Jerry Michalski
Picture the many waves of immigration that constitute the United States. Put yourself in their shoes for a moment. When do they feel that they've "arrived"? What achievements or signifiers help them feel this way? What obstacles are in their way? That's what got José Quiñones to found the Fondo Popular de la Misión, also known as the Mission Asset Fund. With José, let's discuss: What's do newcomers experience? desire? have? How is MAF set up to help them? Where are such support servi...
Keywords: microfinance; banking; immigrant; immigration; poverty; credit; credit rating; lending circle
Downloads: 56
[audio]Yi-Tan Call 339: Mission Asset Fund - Jerry Michalski
Picture the many waves of immigration that constitute the United States. Put yourself in their shoes for a moment. When do they feel that they've "arrived"? What achievements or signifiers help them feel this way? What obstacles are in their way? That's what got José Quiñones to found the Fondo Popular de la Misión, also known as the Mission Asset Fund. With José, let's discuss: What's do newcomers experience? desire? have? How is MAF set up to help them? Where are such support servi...
Keywords: microfinance; banking; immigrant; immigration; poverty; credit; credit rating; lending circle
Downloads: 90
[image]Microfinance pictures - Ole Dahl Rasmussen
Various pictures of microfinance - also see my blog at http://inclusivefinance.wordpress.com/
Keywords: microfinance; access to finance; development; malawi; africa; vsla
Downloads: 261
[movies]Savers, planners, and entrepreneurs: Banking the Unbanked in Mexico
Mexico has 27 million households. Twenty-two million of them are low income. Even though banks reach them physically, almost none of these people choose to use bank accounts to manage their money. In this 8-minute film CGAP’s Xavier Faz talks with five low income Mexicans about their day-to-day money management strategies to better understand the kinds of financial products that would meet their needs...
Keywords: searchonly; mexico; low income; poor; poverty; microfinance; jeanette thomas; unbanked
Downloads: 2
[texts]A structural evaluation of a large-scale quasi-experimental microfinance initiative - Kaboski, Joseph Paul
"December 1, 2008."
Keywords: Thai Million Baht Village Fund Program; Buffer inventories; Microfinance
Downloads: 121
[texts]Credit with a social mission
Credit with a social mission
Keywords: microfinance; social; cdfis; lending; credit; mfis; organisations; loan; sector; mission; social mission; impact measurement; social impact; european microfinance; loan sizes; community finance; financial inclusion; social return; social performance; microfinance sector
Downloads: 13
[movies]Chemen Lavi Miyo (8min) - Pathway to a Better Life
This 8-minute film follows case workers in Haiti's central plateau as they work with new members of a program to reach people living in extreme poverty. The program - Chemen Lavi Miyò or "Pathway to a Better Life" in Haitian creole - is testing a new approach to helping people living in extreme poverty to transition into a sustainable way of life. This highly structured and intensive program combines livelihoods and basic support with training and financial management so that at the end of just...
Keywords: searchonly; chemen; lavi; miyo; haiti; fonkoze; cgap; ford; foundation; poor people; poverty; microfinance; microcredit; jeanette thomas
Downloads: 3
[movies]Chemen Lavi Miyo (6min) - Pathway to a Better Life
This 6-minute film follows case workers in Haiti's central plateau as they work with new members of a program to reach people living in extreme poverty. The program - Chemen Lavi Miyò or "Pathway to a Better Life" in Haitian creole - is testing a new approach to helping people living in extreme poverty to transition into a sustainable way of life. This highly structured and intensive program combines livelihoods and basic support with training and financial management so that at the end of just...
Keywords: searchonly; chemen; lavi; miyo; haiti; fonkoze; cgap; ford; foundation; poor people; poverty; microfinance; microcredit; jeanette thomas
Downloads: 3
[movies]Microfinance Now: Ingrid Munro
Interview with Ingrid Munro, Founder of Jamii Bora
Keywords: searchonly; microfinance; kenya; poverty; poor; livelihoods; investment; microcredit; savings; ingrid munro; jamii bora; development; jeanette thomas
Downloads: 2
[movies]Microfinance Now: Tilman Ehrbeck
Interview with Tilman Ehrbeck, CEO of CGAP
Keywords: searchonly; microfinance; poverty; poor; livelihoods; investment; microcredit; savings; tilman ehrbeck; cgap; development; jeanette thomas
Downloads: 1
[movies]Microfinance Now: Vijay Mahajan
Interview with Vijay Mahajan, Managing Director of BASIX
Keywords: searchonly; microfinance; india; poverty; poor; livelihoods; investment; microcredit; savings; vijay mahajan; basix; development; jeanette thomas
Downloads: 4
[movies]Microfinance Now: Bob Annibale
Interview with Bob Annibale, Global Director of Microfinance at Citigroup
Keywords: searchonly; microfinance; microcredit; citibank; bob annibale; investment; mobile banking; financial crisis; development; jeanette thomas
Downloads: 2
[movies]Microfinance Now: Dean Karlan
Dean Karlan, Professor of Economics at Yale University, discusses the way in which the practice of microfinance is evolving as more and more is learned about the needs and uses of financial services by low income and poor individuals and households. “It’s a shockingly simple point,” says Karlan, but microfinance practices are only now catching up with the huge range of needs people have due to individual and household circumstances, and because needs vary at different stages in people’s ...
Keywords: searchonly; microfinance; microcredit; dean karlan; economics; rcts; financial inclusion; jeanette thomas
Downloads: 2
[movies]Microfinance Now: Nachiket Mor
“Anything you do in India, whether you set up a large business or a small company in a sense implicitly speaks to the problem of poverty because we are a very poor country,” says Indian businessman and entrepreneur Nachiket Mor. Drawing on more than two decades as a successful corporate banker with India’s second largest bank ICICI, Mor has pioneered a new approach to wealth management for poor people living in rural India...
Keywords: searchonly; india; poor; poverty; microfinance; wealth management; ifmr trust; jeanette thomas
Downloads: 3
[movies]Microfinance Now: Bindu Ananth
In this interview Bindu Ananth, President of IFMR Trust, discusses an innovative approach to wealth management for poor and low income households that is being rolled out in rural India. The approach involves highly customized financial advice that tries to match a household’s financial situation and aspirations with the right products—savings, loans, and insurance—at the right time. By going into largely unserved areas of India, IFMR Trust is able to let the strategy play out over time, w...
Keywords: searchonly; india; wealth management; microfinance; ifmr trust; jeanette thomas; financial inclusion
Downloads: 1
[audio]Mind Over Matters Sustainability Segment #5 - KEXP
Guest John Hatch, founder and Director of Research, FINCAInternational, speaks with Diane Horn about how village banking and other forms of microfinance are helping the poor worldwide.
Keywords: KEXP; Mind; Over; Matters; Sustainability; Segment; John; Hatch; FINACInternational; village; banking; microfinance
Downloads: 28
[audio]Yi-Tan Tech Community Call #364 - What Is Development - summary version - Jerry Michalski
The phrase "third-world development" is loaded. Now that the Iron Curtain is down, which are the "first" and "second" worlds, and what exactly do we mean by development? Given a definition, is development working? Are underdeveloped nations getting better? Unsurprisingly, experts disagree, from Dead Aid to It's Getting Better All the Time. With David Ellerman, let's discuss: Where are we in the arc of development? What seems to work? How can we tell? What doesn't work? What are the symptoms?
Keywords: development; education; poverty; immigration; self development; development progress; economics; microfinance; sustainability
Downloads: 14
[audio]Yi-Tan Tech Community Call #364 - What Is Development - - Jerry Michalski
The phrase "third-world development" is loaded. Now that the Iron Curtain is down, which are the "first" and "second" worlds, and what exactly do we mean by development? Given a definition, is development working? Are underdeveloped nations getting better? Unsurprisingly, experts disagree, from Dead Aid to It's Getting Better All the Time. With David Ellerman, let's discuss: Where are we in the arc of development? What seems to work? How can we tell? What doesn't work? What are the symptoms?
Keywords: development; education; poverty; immigration; self development; development progress; economics; microfinance; sustainability
Downloads: 13
[unknown]AEO-002: Interview - Entrepreneur of the Year Winner for Best Community Business - May 2007 - Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO) - www.microenterpriseworks.org
At the 2007 AEO Annual Conference, Saul and Carmen Manriquez, owners of Carniceria La Especial in Albuquerque, NM, were given the AEO Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Best Community Business. Using $200 of their savings, Saul and Carmen Manriquez started Carniceria La Especial as a small business selling specialty Mexican goods at a flea market in 1996. Since receiving five microloans from AEO member, ACCION New Mexico, the Manriquez’ business has grown into a grocery and meat market and is ...
Keywords: Dr. Muhammad Yunus; microfinance; microcredit; US; U.S; microenterprise; Association for Enterprise Opportunity; AEO; microenterpriseworks; microbusiness
Downloads: 242
[movies]Microfinance Now: Samit Ghosh
In this interview Samit Ghosh, CEO and Founder of Ujjivan, a microfinance institution based in Bangalore working with the urban poor, talks about the microcredit crisis in Andhra Pradesh, and how other institutions continue to work in India. Ghosh discusses the role for microfinance given the impact of inflation on the poor in India. Ghosh founded Ujjivan when he retired from banking in 2005, and here he makes the case for MFIs to understand the importance of their connections to the community a...
Keywords: searchonly; microfinance; microcredit; ipo; samit ghosh; ujjivan; bangalore; india; karnataka; andhra pradesh; jeanette thomas
Downloads: 4
[movies]Microfinance Now: Fouad Abdelmoumni
Interview with Fouad Abdelmoumni, Managing Director of Al Amana, Morocco
Keywords: searchonly; microfinance; microcredit; poor; poverty; morocco; al amana; financial crisis; jeanette thomas
Downloads: 5
[movies]Shodh Yatra: an Indian microfinance journey
Shodh Yatra: an Indian microfinance journey This film follows Vijay Mahajan on the final days of his journey through India exploring the lives and livelihoods of the poor. Vijay, who is the current Chair of CGAP’s Executive Committee and Chairman of BASIX, a microfinance and livelihoods business headquartered in Hyderabad, has been on the front lines of the battle in Andhra Pradesh. His journey by foot, public transport, and by car took him across five thousand kilometers of India to meet and ...
Keywords: searchonly; shodh; yatra; india; indian; microfinance; journey; vijay mahajan; poor; jeanette thomas; poverty
Downloads: 3
[movies]Ben Lyon: Mobile Microcredit - PopTech
Ben Lyon founded FrontlineSMS:Credit to allow microfinance institutions to send and receive secure loan payments, track loans and develop a micro-insurance model using the ubiquitous mobile phone.
Keywords: PopTech; PopCasts; Business; Fellows; Social Innovation Fellows 2010; Development; Finance; PopTech 2010; BoP; Mobile; Microfinance
Downloads: 297
[unknown]AEO-001: AEO 2007 Annual Conference Keynote - Dr. Muhammad Yunus (w/intro and questions) - May 2007 - Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO) - www.microenterpriseworks.org
Dr. Muhammad Yunus speaking at the AEO 2007 Annual Conference, introduced by outgoing AEO Board Chair, Mr. Greg Walker-Wilson. The keynote is followed by questions from the conference attendees, leading Dr. Yunus to speak some about the opportunity for the expansion of microenterprise in the U.S.
Keywords: Dr. Muhammad Yunus; microfinance; microcredit; US; U.S; microenterprise; Association for Enterprise Opportunity; AEO; microenterpriseworks; microbusiness
Downloads: 694
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